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Neill-Wycik Backpackers Hotel

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96 Gerrard St E, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1G7 Canada See on map
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

I found this hostel on the app Hostel World. It’s a couple of blocks from Younge Street. Knowing that this place is fully running college dormitory during the school year, I already had an idea of what the accommodations would be like. The rooms are...More

Thank fazifazi
Reviewed 17 August 2018

There are no cheap hotel options in downtown Toronto, so although this place isn't "hostel in Southeast Asia" cheap, it's still one of the few (if only) budget options for a private room in downtown Toronto. There's nothing overly bad about the place. The bedroom...More

Thank Jason H
Reviewed 15 August 2018

The pros: -good location -inexpensive accommodation -safe neighbourhood -easy access to public transit The cons: -entire property badly in need of updating -staff seemed frazzled - wording (with myself and other guests ahead of me in line) was friendly yet their tone of voice was...More

Thank AmyLynn1980
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Despite the very spartan conditions of the accommodation, like ruined walls, dirty carpet, dirty windows, my biggest and worst surprise was that when i came back to the room i’ve seen that there weren’t my money anymore. The other rooms in my hallway weren’t occupied...More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

For the price it is a great option. I’ve never been backpacking before so it has been a great learning point. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful. It is not a fancy place. There are no frills. You get what you pay for; basic...More

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Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Free Internet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$32 - US$70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Neill-Wycik College Hotel
Canada > Ontario > Toronto > Downtown
Traveller (79)
Room & Suite (35)
Dining (3)
Family and Play Areas (1)
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination
for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip
and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with
a strong student influence from the Ryerson University
Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in
flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities,
with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to
Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of
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"Ask for a fan at the main desk. Say you need a pillow at the main desk for an extra pillow."
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"Floors above 14 for a good view"
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"Access only 4pm. Wifi ground floor and top terrace - air-conditioning poor"
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